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1/9/14 1:05 P

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My son is a weightlifter and into nutrition. He recommended Nature's Best:
Perfect Isopure Whey Protein Isolate
Its "Pure Unflavored Protein With Zero Additives!"

I order it from bodybuilding.com its like $40 and lasts me over a month. I usually use one scoop per day in my drink. My smoothie consists of a big handful of kale, one banana, scoop of protein, then a handful of frozen fruit (my favorite is from Costco Wawona
Festival Blend Mixed Fruit) then I pour in water to fill line. Its delicious, low calorie and really fills me up. I've been using it for about 5 months.

Natures Best Isopure Whey Protein Isolate contains 26 grams per serving of pure, unadulterated 100% whey protein isolate. Any and all impurities typically found in most whey proteins have been removed to provide you with great tasting, lactose free, state of the art carbohydrate free protein supplement.
Natures Best Isopure Whey Protein Isolate is a convenient way to fortify your favorite foods. You simply add Isopure Unflavored Whey Protein Isolate directly to hot food, cold food or beverages. And since it is virtually tasteless, it is the perfect addition to your favorite recipes. It is 100% natural, and has no fat, carbs, sugars or lactose. It has no fillers, no artificial flavors, and no artificial sweeteners.

Nature's Best set out to create a product that didn't hide anything from its customers. We wanted you to know that you're purchasing the best product available on the market. Our protein source is clearly identified as 100% Pure Whey Protein Isolate. We didn't try to confuse you by listing a protein blend that doesn't tell you how much of the product is superior whey protein isolate and how much is whey protein concentrate or sweet whey or some other inferior protein source. It is instantized so it can be taken anywhere and be easily mixed with a spoon.

In addition, Isopure is rich in branched chain amino acids and glutamine.

Each Serving of Isopure Contains:

1404mg of Isoleucine
3094mg of Leucine
1430mg of Valine
2.57g of L-Glutamine

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6/25/13 1:20 A

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I thought kale would cover up the taste of Alive protein powder with cholocate and it didnt. I barely choked that mudd down.

BLECH!!! Now I just add beans for protein and the price is right...$2/lb of dried adzuki beans makes for great fiber and protein. And it takes you out of the soy/whey debate.

"...dietary protein proved to be so powerful in its effect that we could turn on and off cancer growth simply by changing the level consumed" Colin Campbell, The China Study


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5/31/13 8:19 P

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Thank you for the tips!
I bought more baby spinach, and will stick with that, and romaine for now.
It's after 8pm, and I just came home with the Nutri-Bullet and groceries.
And I forgot the darned coconut. Poop.
Maybe I'll run out for it tomorrow. And the moment I'm over-heated and wiped out.



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5/31/13 7:50 P

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I also meant to tell you, I have created a meal time for Nutri Blasts. It is a replacement for either breakfast lunch or dinner. Right now it's dinner. And I have Bob's green protein drink in my groupings on my nutrition guide.

You can't turn a Boston Bull into a whippet.

Don't be afraid to walk on the moon.

Life is just a chair of bowlies
(Erma Bombeck)

My nutrition tracker is like GOLD to me.

Our reward is not food, but achievement. Many of us make the mistake of rewarding ourselves with food, isn't that what got us here in the first place?

SUGAR IS EVIL, DON'T USE IT!! IN ANYTHING!!

Don't think skinny, think healthy, it rewards you with skinny eventually.


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5/31/13 7:32 P

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I would think that if you are supplementing protein powder, because you are not getting enough protein it would be ok to add them to one of your Nutri Blasts. Maybe like a breakfast one, so you get a good start to your day. It's hard when a person is on the go, to sit down to a breakfast, so I would plan it ahead, and stick it in a traveling mug, and drink it on the way, or at work. Bob Harper has a great green drink for starting a day.

My Recipes: Bob’s Green Drink

Hey everyone here is a recipe for my HEALTHY green drink, which can be used as a meal replacement! It is a BIG drink and could be considered 2 servings. Women who are watching their calories can cut the supplements in half, which drops the total calories down to 289.

MY Green Drink (398 calories)

Add all ingredients (listed below) to a blender and blend until combined.

Supplements (218 calories)

1 TBSP Ground Flax Seed (40 calories)
1 ½ TBSP Hemp Seed (80 calories)
1 TBSP Dulse Flakes (8 calories)
2 tsp Maca Powder (40 calories)
2 TBSP Protein Powder (50 calories)

Fruits & Veggies (180 calories)

1 Cup Fresh Kale (30 calories)
1 Cup Frozen Spinach (30 calories)
1/2 Cup Blueberries (35 calories)
½ Small Banana (40 calories)
1/2 Cup Frozen Pineapple (45 calories)
20 oz. H20

I would cut it in half. I still need to find maca powder. Amazon has it, but they also have ridiculous shipping charges too. I would try it for breakfast, which I am going to since I don't eat any boxed cereals. The frozen makes it more slushy, but since I use the NB I let my fruits or veges thaw just a bit.

I am excited for you, can't wait to hear about your first blast! Btw don't use kale until you get use to green. I did first off, and about gagged. Since then I have been using organic baby spinach. But will use kale and swiss chard soon.

You can't turn a Boston Bull into a whippet.

Don't be afraid to walk on the moon.

Life is just a chair of bowlies
(Erma Bombeck)

My nutrition tracker is like GOLD to me.

Our reward is not food, but achievement. Many of us make the mistake of rewarding ourselves with food, isn't that what got us here in the first place?

SUGAR IS EVIL, DON'T USE IT!! IN ANYTHING!!

Don't think skinny, think healthy, it rewards you with skinny eventually.


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5/31/13 2:17 P

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Hi! I am buying my Nutri-Bullet tonight !!! Very excited.
I'm doing the Eat to Live plan, and have cut out dairy, meats and most grains.

I've seen some posts here about plant based protein powders.
Is there a forum that says more about that?
Do you use protein powders on a regular basis?
What's good and what's bad?

Thanks for any info!!


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